Crater Lake Inn
No availability found through our partners. Please contact the business directly or check some of our recommended alternatives.
Travel Blogs from Chemult
... snow angel.
About half way around the rim we came to a place called 'Cleetwood Clove'. This is the only place with access down the ridge to the water. It was quite a strenuous 3.5km round trip hike down and up a 700 foot steep ridge.
The trail zigged and zagged all the way down to the bottom with some parts being very steep. We made it to bottom and found some rocks to rest on at the edge of ...
Mount Mazama's collapse 7000 years ago led to the formation of Crater Lake. The Klamath Indians observed the phenomena and thought it to be the war of Gods. Ever since this place has been a site of their rituals making it probably one of the oldest ritual sites in the world.
The lake is extreme blue color with wizard island at the center (which is also a volcano). There was snow here when I came and therefore going into the water for boat rides was out ...
... The snow was above the cars, and the North Entrance was closed. Oh, no!. That would mean we would have to drive around the park and come up through the South Entrance. It was already a 1 hr 45 minute drive. This would add to our time. Luckily for us, the snow was melting, and the North Entrance opened a few days before we arrived in Oregon. However, only the west side was open, the ...
... Lake. The geologic history of this sight is very interesting! Crater Lake is the site of the former Mount Mazama, once the highest peak in Oregon, until the caldera collapsed (taking the top of the mountain with it), forming the crater that holds Crater Lake.
We took an afternoon and explored the sights at lower elevations too. ...
... and soon we were off on Crater Lake. Ranger Dave accompanied our tour for this leg and provided some interesting information about the history and geology of this fascinating lake. We passed Pumice Point, Llao Rock, and Devil’s Backbone, all beautiful rock formations between the rim and the lake, as the boat circled the perimeter of the lake in the counter-clockwise direction. And like many of the features in the park, the names ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Crater Lake Inn Chemult
Other places to stay in Chemult
109455 Hwy 97 N, Chemult | Innfrom $72